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Senior Web Engineering Manager

Carta

Carta

Software Engineering, Other Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA · New York, NY, USA
Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2024

The Company You’ll Join

Carta is a platform that helps people manage equity, build businesses, and invest in the companies of tomorrow. Our mission is to unlock the power of equity ownership for more people in more places.

Carta is trusted by more than 40,000 companies and over two million people in nearly 160 countries to manage cap tables, compensation, and valuations. Carta also supports nearly 7,000 funds and SPVs, and represents nearly $130B in assets under administration. Carta's tender offer solutions have returned $14B to shareholders in secondary transactions. Today, Carta’s platform manages nearly three trillion dollars in equity globally.

For more information about our offices and culture, check out our Carta careers page.

The Problems You'll Solve

We are seeking a talented and experienced Senior Web Engineering Manager to lead our web development teams. As the Senior Web Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing the design, development, and maintenance of our web platforms, ensuring they are performant, scalable, and user-friendly. This is a hands-on position, with up to 50% of your time spent developing. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to drive innovation, deliver high-quality products, and elevate the overall web experience for our users. You will:

  • Define and execute the technical roadmap for our web platforms, aligning with business goals and strategic initiatives.
  • Collaborate with product managers, designers, and stakeholders to translate business requirements into technical solutions, user stories, and project plans.
  • Drive the adoption of best practices, coding standards, and development methodologies to ensure the delivery of high-quality, maintainable code.
  • Oversee the implementation of responsive web designs, ensuring compatibility across browsers, devices, and screen sizes.
  • Manage the full development lifecycle, from planning and estimation to development, testing, deployment, and maintenance.
  • Continuously monitor and optimize web performance, scalability, and reliability, identifying areas for improvement and implementing solutions to enhance user experience.
  • Stay current with emerging technologies, trends, and industry developments, evaluating their potential impact on our web platforms and recommending innovative solutions.
  • Foster a culture of continuous learning and professional development within the web engineering team, encouraging knowledge sharing, skill-building, and career growth opportunities.

Carta’s website will be a representation of why we exist as well as one of our most effective lead generation tools. You will be responsible for creating the world’s window into what we do, carta.com, as well as creating a seamless, joyful, and educational journey for prospects. To that end, your major focus will be on making Carta’s Web Presence, starting with carta.com, the best in the business.

The Team You'll Work With

You will be part of the Marketing Web team. This team is the tip of the spear for new revenue generation and growing Carta’s brand presence. We have teammates across the country who love spreading the word about Carta, democratizing equity ownership, and increasing access to financial education. Members of our team have created and sold TV shows in Hollywood, been on the floor of Congress during the financial crisis, written political speeches heard by thousands, and led the rebrand of Carta from eShares.

About You

  • You have a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field.
  • At least 4 years in a leadership or management role with at least 6 years of experience in web development recommended.
  • Proven track record of successfully leading and managing high-performing web development teams in fast-paced, agile environments.
  • Strong technical proficiency in web technologies, including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and modern frontend libraries like Svelte or React (we use Svelte), as well as frameworks built on top of these, such as SvelteKit or Next.js (we use SvelteKit).
  • Experience with backend technologies and frameworks, specifically PHP and Node.js.
  • Extensive experience with content management systems, including both WordPress and Contentful. Demonstrated proficiency in their architectures and functionalities, as well as strong expertise in using GraphQL for querying and managing content.
  • Familiarity with infrastructure as code (IaC) tools, particularly Terraform, and experience with version control systems, specifically GitHub.
  • Deep understanding of web architecture, design patterns, and best practices for building scalable, performant, and secure web applications.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to articulate technical concepts and collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, with a focus on driving results, overcoming challenges, and delivering impactful solutions.
  • Passion for technology, innovation, and continuous improvement, with a commitment to staying current with emerging trends and advancements in web development.
  • You are willing and capable of getting in the trenches alongside your reports. You lead by example, and take pride in your work.

Salary

Carta’s compensation package includes a market competitive salary, equity for all full time roles, exceptional benefits, and, for applicable roles, commissions plans. Our minimum cash compensation (salary + commission if applicable) range for this role is:

  • $236,000 - $295,000 in San Francisco, CA
  • $236,000 - $295,000 in New York, NY

Final offers may vary from the amount listed based on geography, candidate experience and expertise, and other factors.

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing a positive interview experience for every candidate. If accommodations due to a disability or medical condition are needed, please connect with the recruiter via email. As a company, we value fairness, helpfulness, transparency, leadership and build our teams around these values. Check out our careers page to get to know us better as you think about your next step at Carta.

Important Security Notice for Candidates

Our company has been targeted by individuals creating fake domains similar to ours to scam prospects and candidates. Please note that all official communications from us will come from an @carta.com domain. Be cautious of any requests for sensitive information or payments outside of our official channels. For more information about this type of scam, please review the guidelines provided by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). If you encounter any suspicious activity, please report it immediately to recruiting-systems@carta.com.

Awards and Acknowledgements

Companies and funds like Tribe and Pipe build their businesses on Carta. The company has been included on the Forbes World’s Best Cloud Companies, Fast Company's Most Innovative list, and Inc.’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies. We’ve also been recognized as a 2023 Built In Best Place to Work in the U.S., a Muse VIBE Award winner in the Vacation and Time Off category and certified as a Great Place to Work.

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